Adult Volunteers

Youth Volunteer Enneagram | LeaderTreks Youth Ministry Blog – Youth Ministry Christian Article

By Doug Franklin November 19, 2019 Adult volunteers are the backbone of youth ministry. We need them for support, leading small groups, logistics, safety, and relationship building. Without them we can quickly become overwhelmed.  Although no two adult volunteers are the same, most youth workers tend to put every adult volunteer into the same category. We give them all the same role, the same training, and we equip them as if they all shared the same gifting and motivation. We forget…

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Spiritual Gifts in Student Language – Youth Ministry Christian Article

By Doug Franklin November 8, 2019 Students and Spiritual gifts Students have a favorite subject, and it’s themselves. Spiritual gifts appeal to students because they love learning about themselves. But the problem is they tend to think that spiritual gifts are all about them. The truth is, the Holy Spirit gave us spiritual gifts so that we could give them away to our community and faith. We need to make sure that students never think about spiritual gifts as “what…

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Relational Youth Ministry | LeaderTreks Youth Ministry Blog – Youth Ministry Christian Article

By Doug Franklin September 5, 2019 Many adult volunteers will often step into ministry to make a difference with students, but end up confused with their role. Often times adult volunteers want to be liked by students, so they cross the line between friend and mentor. In reality, students love friends, but they need mentors.  Below is a list of a few of the finer qualities taken from a mentor relationship. Think about what the student gains from having this…

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